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 MySpace.com - Median - Raleigh, North Carolina - Hip Hop - www.myspace.com/mediansrelief whats good Median, just wanting to show some love on the page...the mixtape was crazy, play it every chance i get. Median's Relief is one of the best CD's I have heard in such a long time. I just got into you awhile ago, Median's Relief is like the constant joint playin the whip, and I just got up on the mixtape too. www.myspace.com /mediansrelief   (1039 words)

 CancerGuide: The Median Isn't the Message If I line up five kids by height, the median child is shorter than two and taller than the other two (who might have trouble getting their mean share of the candy). In short, we view means and medians as the hard "realities,"; and the variation that permits their calculation as a set of transient and imperfect measurements of this hidden essence. If the median is the reality and variation around the median just a device for its calculation, the "I will probably be dead in eight months" may pass as a reasonable interpretation. www.cancerguide.org /median_not_msg.html   (2000 words)

 median - HighBeam Encyclopedia The median of a trapezoid is the line segment connecting the midpoints of the nonparalled opposite sides. The "median" method for the reduction of noise and trigger jitter on waveform data. Median Price of a Home in California at \$551,300 in January, up 13.8 Percent from Year Ago; Sales Decrease 24.1 Percent. www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-median.html   (657 words)

 Median - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In probability theory and statistics, the median is a number that separates the higher half of a sample, a population, or a probability distribution from the lower half. The median of a uniform distribution in the interval [a, b] is (a + b) / 2, which is also the mean. The median is 2 in this case, as is the mode, and it might be seen as a better indication of central tendency than the arithmetic mean of 3.166…. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Median   (911 words)

 Statistics: Power from Data! Calculating the median The median value corresponds to a cumulative percentage of 50% (i.e., 50% of the values are below the median and 50% of the values are above the median). The median is usually calculated for numeric variables, but may also be calculated for other sequenced variables of a categorical nature, such as the categories in a satisfaction survey: excellent, good, satisfactory and poor. The median obtained from the cumulative frequency graph (164 cm) is not the same value as the median obtained from the calculation in Example 4 (163.9 cm) or from the stem and leaf plot (163.5 cm). www.statcan.ca /english/edu/power/ch11/median/median.htm   (2920 words)

 Median   (Site not responding. Last check: ) The median is the middle of a distribution: half the scores are above the median and half are below the median. The median is less sensitive to extreme scores than the mean and this makes it a better measure than the mean for highly skewed distributions. The mean, median, and mode are equal in symmetric distributions. davidmlane.com /hyperstat/A27533.html   (176 words)

 Spatial Filters - Median Filter Like the mean filter, the median filter considers each pixel in the image in turn and looks at its nearby neighbours to decide whether or not it is representative of its surroundings. Since the median value must actually be the value of one of the pixels in the neighbourhood, the median filter does not create new unrealistic pixel values when the filter straddles an edge. The median filter is sometimes not as subjectively good at dealing with large amounts of Gaussian noise as the mean filter. www.cee.hw.ac.uk /hipr/html/median.html   (857 words)

 PlanetMath: median The median of a triangle is a line joining a vertex with the midpoint of the opposite side. If the length of the three sides of the triangle are known, the length of the medians can be found by means of Apollonius theorem. This is version 8 of median, born on 2001-10-06, modified 2004-11-17. planetmath.org /encyclopedia/Median.html   (92 words)

 BOM - Predicting the Climate The median is simply that value which marks the level dividing the ranked dataset in half. The median is also known as the 5th decile, decile 5 and the 50th percentile - they are all the same thing. The words 'median' and 'average' may be interchanged because they will often equate to similar amounts of rainfall, particularly in the southern states. www.bom.gov.au /lam/climate/levelthree/analclim/stats.htm   (696 words)

 Medes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In time, the Mesopotamian-influenced religion of the Magi was suppressed in favour of a more purely Iranian form of Zoroastrianism, itself evolved from its somewhat dualist beginnings into the monotheistic faith that it is today (also known as Parsi-ism). Herotodus also mentions that "the Medes had exactly the same equipment as the Persians; and indeed the dress common to both is not so much Persian as Median." (7.62) "These Medes were called anciently by all people Arians; but when Media, the Colchian, came to them from Athens, they changed their name. In spite of repeated rebellions by the early chieftains against the Assyrian yoke, the Medes paid tribute to Assyria under Sargon's successors, Sennacherib, Esarhaddon and Ashurbanipal, whenever these kings marched in with their fierce armies. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Medes   (2366 words)

 Poverty Increases And Median Income Declines  For Second Consecutive Year, Revised 9/29/03 The rise in poverty and decline in median income primarily reflect the increase in unemployment in 2002. The drop in median income was concentrated among minorities. Among a fourth definitional category, the decline in median income was not significant. www.cbpp.org /9-26-03pov.htm   (2154 words)

 Median Filtering   (Site not responding. Last check: ) When performing median filtering, each pixel is determined by the median value of all pixels in a selected neighborhood (mask, template, window). The median value m of a population (set of pixels in a neighborhood) is that value in which half of the population has smaller values than m, and the other half has larger values than m. Also shown are the median filtering results using 3x3 and 5x5 windows; three (3) iterations of 3x3 median filter applied to the noisy image; and finally for comparison, the result when applying a 5x5 mean filter to the noisy image. www.dca.fee.unicamp.br /dipcourse/html-dip/c9/s3/front-page.html   (346 words)

 History of Iran: Median Empire Traditionally, the creator of the Median kingdom was one Deioces, who, according to Herodotus, reigned from 728 to 675 BCE and founded the Median capital Ecbatana (Hâgmatâna or modern Hamadan). To judge from the Assyrian sources, no Median kingdom such as Herodotus describes for the reign of Deioces existed in the early 7th century BCE; at best, he is reporting a Median legend of the founding of their kingdom. Indeed, Astyages and the Medians were soon overthrown by the rise to power in the Iranian world of Cyrus II the Great. www.iranchamber.com /history/median/median.php   (1007 words)

 Median   (Site not responding. Last check: ) The median for a set of data is the value that is exactly in the center. Since the median uses only the value or values in the center of the list, the outliers are not used. The median is used in cases where extreme outliers occur, like real estate prices (there are some really expensive houses) and household income (some people make a lot of money). infinity.cos.edu /faculty/woodbury/Stats/Tutorial/CT_Median.htm   (436 words)

 Median   (Site not responding. Last check: ) The median is one of several indices of central tendency that statisticians use to indicate the point on the scale of measures where the population is centered. The median of a population is the point that divides the distribution of scores in half. The median height in this population is 62 inches. www.sysurvey.com /tips/statistics/median.htm   (99 words)

 The Chronicle, 4/8/2002: Median Salaries for College Fund Raisers Increase 4.6 Percent, Survey Says Median pay for directors of government and legislative relations there rose 19.4 percent between the current survey and the previous year's, from \$49,400 to \$59,019. An increase of more than 13 percent was reported for the median pay of chief public-relations officers at baccalaureate institutions (from \$51,000 in 2000-2001 to \$58,120 this academic year) and for executives who hold both chief development and public-relations officer titles (from \$75,580 to \$85,754 this year). By far the largest decrease in median salary was reported for directors of development and alumni affairs at doctoral institutions: Their pay dropped slightly more than 19 percent, from a 2000-1 figure of \$109,125 to this year's \$88,265. www.philanthropy.com /jobs/2002/04/18/20020418-941674.htm   (530 words)

 Economic Recovery Failed To Benefit Much of The Population In 2004, 8/30/05 This is the first time since 1995 that the median earnings of full-time year-round female workers have dropped for two years in a row. Overall median income in 2004 was unchanged as compared to 2003, but the income of the typical non-elderly household fell in 2004 as compared to 2003. In each of the four recessions prior to the 1990s, median income grew by between 1.8 percent and 8.3 percent from the recession year to the third year of the recovery. www.cbpp.org /8-30-05pov.htm   (1680 words)

 The Individualist: Median In probability theory and statistics, a median is a number dividing the higher half of a sample, a population, or a probability distribution from the lower half. But the median amount is \$5, since one may divide the group into two groups of 10 persons each, and say that everyone in the first group brought in no more than \$5, and each person in the second group brought in no less than \$5. When the median is used as a location parameter in descriptive statistics, there are several choices for a measure of variability: the range, the interquartile range, and the absolute deviation. www.dadamo.com /wiki/wiki.pl?action=browse;diff=2;id=Median;revision=2   (642 words)

 The Chronicle: 5/1/2003: Median Salaries for Top College Fund Raisers Jump by Up to 11%, Report Says Head fund raisers at master's institutions earned a median of \$105,896 during the current academic year, up from \$99,599 the previous year, and their counterparts at baccalaureate colleges and universities made a median of \$100,970, up from \$95,507 in 2001-2. For the sixth consecutive year, the increase in median salaries for all administrators outpaced inflation, which was 1.5 percent for the 12-month period ending September 2002, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Although private institutions saw a larger overall median-salary increase (3.7 percent, compared with 3.0 percent for public institutions), the median salary for all public college and university administrators was 19 percent higher than that of their counterparts at private institutions. www.philanthropy.com /free/articles/v15/i14/14003902.htm   (547 words)

 median The center pixel in the window is replaced by the median of all the pixels in the window, where the median of a sequence of numbers is defined to be the value of the (n + 1) /2 pixel. Median filter the test image dev\$pix, removing all pixels less than 5 or greater than 19935 from the filtering box. Median requires approximately 11 and 19 CPU seconds to filter a 512 by 512 integer image using a 5 by 5 and 7 by 7 filter window respectively (SPARCStation2). stsdas.stsci.edu /cgi-bin/gethelp.cgi?median   (406 words)

 MEDIAN - Smooths a two-dimensional data array using a weighted median filter When damping is switched on data values are replaced not by the median value, but by a value midway between the original and the median. There is a defined threshold which specifies minimum-allowable median position as a fraction of the median position when there are no bad pixels. Minimum-allowable actual median position as a fraction of the median position when there are no bad pixels, for the computation of the median at a given pixel. star-www.rl.ac.uk /cgi-bin/htxserver/sun95.htx/sun95.html?xref_MEDIAN   (1155 words)

 MRN Small lesions or drug injections into the median raphe produce a dramatic behavioral syndrome characterized by astonishingly pronounced hyperactivity, large increases in food and water intake and sexual behavior and a pattern of disturbances in learning and memory situations similar to seen after damage to the hippocampus. The raphe nuclei are best known as one of the major sources of serotonergic projections to the forebrain, but we have amassed a large body of evidence suggesting that the behavioral effects of raphe manipulations are not due to interference with serotonergic function. It would thus seem that there is an as of yet unidentified neural system present within the region of the median raphe which exerts an exceptionally powerful influence over a wide variety of behaviors. www.homestead.com /wirts/MRN.html   (784 words)

 Twin Cities median home price ekes out a 0.5% gain for 2006 Metrowide, the median sale price of single-family houses, condos and townhouses sold through the Regional Multiple Listing Service rose just 0.5 percent for the year, from \$228,900 in 2005 to \$230,000 in 2006. That was the smallest increase since the association began tracking median sale prices in 1998 and a startling contrast to the record increases of recent years. Median sale prices show only what's happening in a broad market; extrapolating to determine the value of homes in a particular community can be futile because markets are highly localized. www.startribune.com /417/v-print/story/943415.html   (794 words)

 median. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05 In the group 4, 5, 6, 9, 13, 14, 19, the median is 9, three numbers being larger and three smaller. When there is an even number of numerals in the group, the median is usually defined as the number halfway between the middle pair. The median of a trapezoid is the line segment connecting the midpoints of the nonparalled opposite sides. www.bartleby.com /65/me/median.html   (171 words)

 Median home prices in Boston flat - The Boston Globe The median home price in Boston was unchanged in the past year at \$390,000, but that stability masked wide swings in prices in the city's 15 neighborhoods. The drop in the median price reflected strong sales of condos, such as the Porter 156 development, city officials said. ``The fall in the median is directly related to the increase in volume," Davis said. www.boston.com /business/personalfinance/articles/2006/09/14/shifts_in_hub_home_prices_were_all_over_the_map   (873 words)

 Distal median nerve dysfunction Distal median nerve dysfunction is a form of peripheral neuropathy (nerve dysfunction outside the central nervous system) affecting movement of or sensation in the hand, caused by damage to the distal median nerve. Dysfunction of a single nerve group, such as the distal median nerve, is classed as mononeuropathy. Wrist fractures may injure the median nerve directly or may present a risk for entrapment of the nerve later on. www.adam.com /democontent/hie/ency/article/000691.htm   (778 words)

 NAR: Most Metro Area Home Price Gains Strong But Cooler -- NAR The national median existing-home price was \$171,600 in the fourth quarter, 6.6 percent higher than a year earlier when the median price was \$161,100. Median fourth-quarter metro area resale prices ranged from \$83,800 in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, N.Y., to nearly seven times that amount in the San Francisco Bay area where the median price was \$574,300. The median resale price in the West was \$238,600 during the fourth quarter, up 11.1 percent from a year ago. www.realtor.org /press_room/news_releases/2004/metroprices4thqtr03.html   (1040 words)

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